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Online course addresses healthy dining for diabetics

| Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

Penn State Extension offers an online course to help those with type 2 diabetes and their family members make better meal choices.

“Dining with Diabetes” is a nationally accredited program divided into five topics — an explanation of diabetes; meal planning, serving sizes and carbohydrate counting; heart-healthy eating; medications, monitoring and goal-setting; dining out.

Booklets and handouts can be found in each of the sections, which may be viewed in any order.

“For many people, making positive changes in eating habits, physical activity and adherence to medication can help improve their diabetes status,” program coordinator Debbie Griffie said in a news release.

There is a $39 cost for the course. To register or for more information, visit

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